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Brother of slain street figure also murdered

Going into the weekend, there is great unease in the city where gang warfare has erupted. There were two shootings on Thursday night within minutes of each other. One turned [...]

Shop keeper shot

Forty minutes before Trapp’s murder, a shopkeeper was shot inside his business. Shirong Mei, was at his shop at the corner of Prince Street and East Canal when he was [...]

Murder Victim # 5, a resident of Carmelita Village, Orange Walk

The fifth murder victim for this year is from Carmelita in Orange Walk District. David Middleton left his common-law wife at work on Monday and did not return to pick [...]

Stanley Longsworth Sr. steps down as pro tem chairman of the Tender Association

There is trouble in the ranks of the newly formed association of tender of operators. On Monday the ad hoc association of tender owners was thrown together during a meeting [...]

Viewer poll on primary school age children on errands without adult supervision

Our last question regarding primary school age children being sent on errands without adult supervision drew comments, some emotional, on both our e-poll and IMS. One viewer put her response [...]

Prices of butane gar are also up

At midnight, the prices of fuel went up for the second time in two weeks. If you are reeling from that hike, well hold on because the prices of butane [...]

Sir Manuel Esquivel head to the Central Bank

There is an unconfirmed report that a major shakeup is in the pipeline at the Central Bank of Belize. Multiple, credible sources say that Chairman of the Board of Directors [...]

Dangerous bees sting 3 unlucky persons

A swarm of deadly Africanized bees descended on a family at Mahogany Heights off the Western Highway. It was a harrowing experience for three persons who were stung, while three [...]

Defunct garbage firm one stop closer to collecting over a million dollars

A major ruling was handed down in the Appeals Court this afternoon by Judge Manuel Sosa.  Sosa ordered the Commissioner of Sales Tax and the Attorney General’s Ministry to hand [...]

Investigation into allegation of last minute registration of voters prior to U.D.P. Corozal Bay convention

We told you on Monday of allegations made that the Elections and Boundaries Corozal office was kept open past its usual hours on the night before the UDP convention in [...]

Fake cop goes to real Court

Aaron Wilson, who has been dubbed the “Fake Cop”, appeared earlier this week in court. Wilson was before the Chief Magistrate, Margaret Gabb McKenzie and got disclosure for three of [...]

Belizeans for Justice will open an office

We told you earlier in the newscast about five murders since the beginning of the year; four of them in the city. And while police increase patrols to prevent further [...]

National Geographic writer, Costas Christ, as Global Ambassador of Tourism

There’s a new kid in town. Earlier today, the Belize Tourism Board introduced National Geographic writer, Costas Christ, as Global Ambassador of Tourism. Christ says he will be promoting the [...]

Teaching Services Commission takes off

A year after it was passed into law, the teaching services commission is taking off. The twelve member group was sworn in today by the Minister of Education. Among its [...]

Free eye surgeries at the BCVI

They have been to Belize before to perform corrective eye surgery on adults and children who have crossed eyes or similar visual disorders. We caught up today with the two [...]

Well-known Belizean personality, Carrie Fairweather-Belgrave passes away

Renowned Belizean personality Carrie Fairweather-Belgrave lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday evening. Fairweather, better known for her role as Gran Tomasa in ‘Noh Matta Wat,’ struggled for several [...]